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My 68k Horde

Carlisle

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Over the years I've been given many computers, I usually get them in working order and give them to others, or I'll recycle them if they don't work at all. I've kept all the 68k macs and I recently pulled them out to see what I could get going:

So far I have:
2x Mac Plus, one boots from floppy and has original shipping box, purchase receipts, and manuals.
2x Mac SE, one boots from floppy if it has a hard drive it appears to be dead.
Mac SE/30 added an ethernet card a few years ago, it boots to system 7 and runs. Mathematica version 1 installed.
Mac LC III - no signs of life - hard drive dead
Performa 475 - gives tones of death, hard drive dead
Performa 630CD with 2x CD, TV tuner and video capture card - I added a IDE to CF adapter and installed System 7.6.1 and it boots. No response from ethernet card.
Another motherboard for above but appears to have a 68040 instead of a 68LC040 I've tried anything with it.
Performa 6300CD ? boots waiting for a drive. Its identical to above but with a PPC motherboard. I haven't done much with it as I only realized the other day that all the parts would come together to assemble another computer.
Quadra 650 with scsi2sd card boots to System 8.1, ethernet works
Quadra 800 boots to System 7.5
Quadra 950 boots to AU/X What a beast.

A variety of other parts:
Rainbow Sential dongle for Ultimatte Knockout
RasterOps video card. I'll need some help identifying it.
Daystar accelerator card. I think its a Quad 040
2 power supplies for a Mac II

I've used a linux box with a scsi card to image the work scsi disks from above.

Also more modern equipment: Powermac G4 mirrored door, 3 Mac Pros one in daily use.
 

Carlisle

Member
Raster Ops video card photos. What is its model number? What macs can use it?
 

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Carlisle

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Daystar card, I think its a Quad 040 but I'd like confirmation. What macs can use this? I have no drivers or software for it.
 

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jeremywork

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Daystar card, I think its a Quad 040 but I'd like confirmation. What macs can use this? I have no drivers or software for it.
These will work in any Quadra with a PDS slot (your 650, 800, and 950 will all work.) The 'Quad 040' and 'Image 040' are basically the same thing, but the latter has an optional DSP board installed as yours does. It'll run the 040 at 40MHz with 128k cache. Any of the three lower (identical) downloads should enable it.


If you'd consider trading/selling it, I've been looking for one for quite a while!
 

Carlisle

Member
These will work in any Quadra with a PDS slot (your 650, 800, and 950 will all work.) The 'Quad 040' and 'Image 040' are basically the same thing, but the latter has an optional DSP board installed as yours does. It'll run the 040 at 40MHz with 128k cache. Any of the three lower (identical) downloads should enable it.


If you'd consider trading/selling it, I've been looking for one for quite a while!
Thank you
 

Carlisle

Member
These will work in any Quadra with a PDS slot (your 650, 800, and 950 will all work.) The 'Quad 040' and 'Image 040' are basically the same thing, but the latter has an optional DSP board installed as yours does. It'll run the 040 at 40MHz with 128k cache. Any of the three lower (identical) downloads should enable it.


If you'd consider trading/selling it, I've been looking for one for quite a while!
I know I don't want to keep all of these computers and parts but I haven't made any decisions yet.
 

Carlisle

Member
Over the years I've been given many computers, I usually get them in working order and give them to others, or I'll recycle them if they don't work at all. I've kept all the 68k macs and I recently pulled them out to see what I could get going:

So far I have:
2x Mac Plus, one boots from floppy and has original shipping box, purchase receipts, and manuals.
2x Mac SE, one boots from floppy if it has a hard drive it appears to be dead.
Mac SE/30 added an ethernet card a few years ago, it boots to system 7 and runs. Mathematica version 1 installed.
Mac LC III - no signs of life - hard drive dead
Performa 475 - gives tones of death, hard drive dead
Performa 630CD with 2x CD, TV tuner and video capture card - I added a IDE to CF adapter and installed System 7.6.1 and it boots. No response from ethernet card.
Another motherboard for above but appears to have a 68040 instead of a 68LC040 I've tried anything with it.
Performa 6300CD ? boots waiting for a drive. Its identical to above but with a PPC motherboard. I haven't done much with it as I only realized the other day that all the parts would come together to assemble another computer.
Quadra 650 with scsi2sd card boots to System 8.1, ethernet works
Quadra 800 boots to System 7.5
Quadra 950 boots to AU/X What a beast.

A variety of other parts:
Rainbow Sential dongle for Ultimatte Knockout
RasterOps video card. I'll need some help identifying it.
Daystar accelerator card. I think its a Quad 040
2 power supplies for a Mac II

I've used a linux box with a scsi card to image the work scsi disks from above.

Also more modern equipment: Powermac G4 mirrored door, 3 Mac Pros one in daily use.
A few more parts to make this list more complete:
MacClip Jr accelerator - unopened box
Stylewriter 1200 - untested - some ink cartridges also untested.
Imagewriter II - untested
Color OneScanner 1200/300 - untested.
 

Carlisle

Member
I know this is a video cable, but it has four ends. Anyone recognize it?
 

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Johnnya101

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I haven't seen anything like that before, but I see a joystick icon, so it must be some sort of mirror display + joystick combo adapter?
 

Nathan_A

Well-known member
Yep, that's a cable for Apple & Reply DOS Compatibility Cards.

I have a few here. If you can tell me the model number, I can tell you if it's the version for a PDS or PCI card (as they're annoyingly not the same).
 
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